Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.Helen Luke
People in their handling of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.Lao Tzu
The pleasure of the senses is always regulated in accordance with the imagination. Man can aspire to felicity only by serving all the whims of his imagination.Marquis de Sade
My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre, and that I am therefor excused from saving Universes.Douglas Adams, Ford Prefect in Life, the Universe, and Everything
Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple.Charles Lamb
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.Rodney Dangerfield
If I ever reach heaven I expect to find three wonders there first, to meet some I had not thought to see there second, to miss some I had expected to see there and third, the greatest wonder of all, to find myself there.
Man is by nature a political animal.
Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are.